Via Tmall, a Chinese equivalent to Amazon, the Motorola Moto M is now available. Priced at a relatively low $295 USD, the Moto M targets the mid-tier buyer. How well that works out may be questionable with an attractive price but some specifications that may not exactly wow buyers in the market, especially when compared to the competition. Read more
There will definitely be a new OnePlus device launching soon.
Over the past couple years Google has slowly been working to build out their Android Auto ecosystem. This includes developments to the user interface and perhaps more importantly, obtaining agreements from auto manufacturers to make Android Auto available as a user interface on the screens in new vehicles. Obviously there is one big shortcoming to these plans – all of the vehicles on the road that were produced before Android Auto was ever available. To get around that, Google announced today the ability to run Android Auto on any Android 5.0 or higher smartphone, meaning all vehicles could potentially have the system running as they scoot on down the road. Read more
We were in Munich last week covering the launch of Huawei’s latest flagship, the Mate 9 and came away with a solid first impression of the aluminum-framed handset with its 5.9-inch Full HD display and dual camera setup. We are busy putting the Mate 9 (specifications here) through its paces ahead of its review, but here’s our unboxing video to whet your appetite in the meantime. Check out our Mate 9 unboxing video after the break. Read more
It’s pretty easy to get distracted when you’re trying to work on something, especially with smartphones and tablets laying around everywhere and the growing appeal of social media and sites like Reddit. Doing something like listening to music can help to drown out some of the distractions and keep you focused, but sometimes that only makes things more difficult. That’s where Brain.fm comes in. Read more
There’s a second AT&T-owned prepaid carrier celebrating the holidays with high-speed data increases.
AT&T is preparing to go big with its new DirecTV Now streaming service, according to an exclusive report from Variety. As part of its new service, AT&T will be giving away Apple TV and Amazon’s Fire TV stick devices to those who sign-up for the new streaming service.
It’s nearing Election Day in the United States, and Google is rolling out special features on Search and YouTube to keep you in the loop throughout the day and night ahead.
Welcome to the first week of the Talk Android Holiday Giveaway Series 2016!
This week we’re giving away a prize bundle that includes the Honor 8, a Tronsmart USB Type-C wall charger, an EasyAcc 20,000mAh power bank, and a set of EasyAcc Bluetooth earbuds.
Verizon is rolling out an update to the Pixel and Pixel XL today. Presumably, all Pixel handsets should be getting it since Big Red’s variant of the smartphone is supposed to get updates around the same time as a standard Pixel.